Monthly Archives: March 2015

Erbie Bethel Clark Jr.

Posted on March 20, 2015 1:01 pm by Kim Swindell Wood

Erbie Bethel Clark Jr., 87, of Sparta, passed away March 20, 2015, at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Clark was born June 4, 1927, in White County, to Dr. Erbie Bethel Clark Sr. and Henry Lou Cameron Clark.

He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran.

Mr. Clark was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Willie Cameron Austin; a brother, Dr. Thomas Arnold Clark; and grandmother, Mary Lou Cameron.

Survivors include his wife, Brenda Louise Verble Clark, of Sparta; two daughters, Mary Lou (Olle) Fornehed, of Sparta, Leah (Lane) Wilson, of Brentwood; grandchildren, Jonas Fornehed, Clark Wilson, Jack Wilson; sister, Mary Elizabeth Hutson, of Georgia; … Read More


Kerr is new EMS Director

Posted on March 20, 2015 11:11 am by Pamela Claytor

With many years of experience in serving his community, Mike Kerr has been named the new White County Emergency Medical Services Director. For more information about Kerr’s promotion and experience, see Monday’s edition of The Expositor.


TTU’s to host seminar series focused on understanding business financial statements

Posted on March 20, 2015 8:08 am by Kim Swindell Wood

A free, hands-on seminar series is being presented by Tennessee Small Business Development Center at TTU that will help you gain a basic understanding of business financial statements. Attendees will be provided with a handy reference workbook to keep after each seminar. The seminar series will be 5:30-7:30 p.m., April 2-16, 2015,  in Johnson Hall 411,  at 1105 North Peachtree Ave., Cookeville. Part 1, Thursday, April 2; part 2, Thursday, April 9;  part 3, Tuesday, April 14; part Thursday, April 16. Although admission is free, registration is required and can be done by visiting the web site at www.tsbdc.org/ttu or calling the TSBDC office at TTU at (931)


Enjoy the day

Posted on March 20, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood


Erbie Bethel Clark

Posted on March 20, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Erbie Bethel Clark, 87, of Sparta, passed away this morning at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Central View Elementary

Posted on March 20, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Making math fun! Students took turns pumping air into a balloon, released the balloon, and then measured the distance it traveled.


Central View Elementary

Posted on March 20, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

The first grade class used the gym as their classroom for math measuring lessons. These two students made toy frogs “jump” and then measured the distance of the jump.


Central View Elementary

Posted on March 20, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

After a day of math, the Kindergarten class enjoys a 100th day treat. Students are pictured wearing several items they made: brown paper vests with 100 fingerprints, 100 loops of cereal on a necklace, 100th day crowns, and glasses made from the number 100.


Central View Elementary

Posted on March 20, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

Kindergarten students filled their 100th day of school with counting activities. These students are making a bar graph using boxes of colored heart candy.


TDOT road construction – Van Buren County

Posted on March 20, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

VAN BUREN COUNTY, SR-111 grading, drainage, and paving from south of Manus Road to south of SR-285 near Double Bridge Road: Work continues on this project. Utilities are currently being installed. Grading and blasting operations continue and the contractor is hauling borrow material within the construction zone. Motorists should expect delays. Flaggers will be present during progression of work. Motorists should use caution and be alert to construction equipment and vehicles within the work zone. The speed limit has been reduced to 45 MPH and is being enforced. Estimated project completion date is November 2015. [Jones Bros., Inc. /CP&JP/CNM266]


TDOT road construction – White County

Posted on March 20, 2015 7:07 am by Kim Swindell Wood

WHITE COUNTY, SR-111 (Spencer Hwy.) repair of bridge over Calfkiller River (LM 6.37) in Sparta: Work on this project continues. The contractor may have short term lane closures to perform various operations on an as-needed basis. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as necessary. Project completion date is June 2015. [Mid-State Construction Co, Inc./CS/CNN292]

WHITE COUNTY, SR-111 resurfacing from north of SR-135 (LM 13.52) to north of SR-136 (LM 17.43): The contractor may have short term lane closures to perform various operations on an as-needed basis. Flaggers will assist with traffic control as necessary. Project completion date is March 2015. [Highways, Inc./CS/CNN102]


TDOT road construction – Putnam and White counties

Posted on March 20, 2015 6:06 am by Kim Swindell Wood

PUTNAM and WHITE COUNTIES, resurfacing of SR-135 from Falling Water River Bridge (LM 0.08) to south of Winston Dr. (LM 7.74); resurfacing of SR-136 from U.S. 70 (SR-26/LM 11.43) to the bridge over SR-111 (LM 19.85); resurfacing of SR-135 from SR-136 (LM 5.81) to the Falling Water River Bridge (LM 19.85): Work on this project continues. The contractor may have short lane closures to perform various operations on an as needed basis. Flaggers will be on site to help with traffic control. Estimated project completion is March 2015. [Hudson Construction Co./CS/CNN031]


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